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Judge Strikes Down 'Discriminatory' N.C. Voting Law

Posted on AllSides April 23rd, 2024
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A federal judge struck down what she called a "discriminatory" North Carolina law that criminalized casting a ballot for people convicted of felonies. According to The Hill, the statute, which goes back to 1877, made it a Class I felony for people to vote in the Tar Heel State before their rights have been restored "in the manner prescribed by law." On Monday, U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs ruled that the law "was enacted with discriminatory intent, has not been cleansed of its discriminatory taint, and continues to disproportionately impact...

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